McCarthy Tétrault joins Human Dignity Trust’s legal panel
March 17, 2014
Toronto, March 17, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that the firm has joined the Human Dignity Trust’s (HDT) legal panel to provide pro bono expertise to HDT-supported cases challenging the criminalization of homosexuality. McCarthy Tétrault, the only Canadian law firm on the panel, will advise on matters related to Canadian law, particularly constitutional law. Other panel members include international law firms, and human rights and public interest law firms.
The London-based Human Dignity Trust (HDT) is an organization of international human rights lawyers who assist local partners with strategic litigation to challenge laws that criminalize homosexuality, wherever those laws exist globally.
McCarthy Tétrault takes great pride in giving back to the communities in which it practises. The firm enjoys a long history of delivering pro bono legal services. In Canada and internationally, McCarthy Tétrault supports a number of civic, health and social causes in areas as diverse as civil liberties, human rights, financial, business, and labour and employment law.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.
Built on an integrated approach in the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
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